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Angelique Kerber and Billie Jean King

Fashion Features

Billie Jean King Looks Backward and Forward to Tennis Players’ Might

In 1970, King was part of the “Original Nine,” nine female tennis players who agreed to $1 contracts and risked their careers.

clock September 1, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Stan Smith competes in the US Open Grand Slam Tournaments in New York, New York on September 1, 1981.

Business Features

Stan Smith on the Secret to a Forever Endorsement Deal

Stan Smith still has international star status, thanks largely to a lifetime deal with Adidas.

clock August 27, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

Bogner Planning 150 Job Cuts, Nearing Financial Support

Bogner is said to be close to wrapping up financing to try to ensure stability for the next three years.

clock July 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Fanatics and Paris Saint-Germain

Retail

Fanatics Expands Deal With Paris Saint-Germain

The 10-year deal is seen tripling e-commerce sales and doubling the number of licensees over the next several years.

clock June 30, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Under Armour

Markets

Sports and Fitness Industry Sees a Long Road Ahead

Saving cash is key for many companies, but some are investing in e-commerce as a way to build up sales.

clock June 18, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

The 2020 Summer Olympics Are Officially Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Business Features

Performance-driven Endorsement Deals Gaining Traction

Instead of paying more of a lump sum in an annual rate, brands are looking to add performance-driven incentives to endorsement deals.

clock June 15, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

The exterior of the entrance to Equinox’s Hudson Yards club.

Business Features

Equinox Amps Up Digital Connections With Members, Plans Safety-first Reopenings

With 106 clubs temporarily closed due to COVID-19, Equinox is staying connected with members virtually.

clock May 18, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Business Features

Climate Crisis Behind the Biggest Sportswear Trends at ISPO

At the world’s largest sports business trade fair in Germany, brands and buyers were having a strong reaction to the weather.

clock January 30, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Millennials shopping

Business Features

Lightspeed Retailers Experienced Growth Four Times Faster Than the U.S. Industry Average

The global POS platform reveals customer growth insights from its 2019 year in review.

clock January 28, 2020Alexandra Pastore

online video gamer

Marketing and Promotion

A New Class of Potential Influencers Have Their Game Faces On

The online gaming industry shows promise for luxury brand partnerships.

clock December 9, 2019Alexandra Pastore

sustainability, nike

Technology

Nike and Ocean Conservancy Launch Arctic Shipping Corporate Pledge

A sacrifice in shipping speed becomes the Arctic’s gain.

clock October 24, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Puma store in Madrid

Financial

Puma Raises Guidance as Q3 Sales Vault 17%

The German brand now expects 15 percent growth in 2019 despite China-U.S. trade tensions.

clock October 24, 2019Cathrin Schaer

VF Corp's EMEA executive vice president and group president Martino Scabbia Guerrini.

Business Features

VF Corp.’s EMEA Group President on Region’s Growth, Glocal Strategy, Digital Assets

Martino Scabbia Guerrini touted the company’s purpose-led, design-driven, customer-centric business model.

clock October 10, 2019Martino Carrera

Nike

Fashion Scoops

Nike Stands by Alberto Salazar Despite Doping Allegations and a Four-Year Ban from Coaching

A Nike spokesman declined to say whether or not the Nike Oregon Project, a program for elite runners, will go forward.

clock October 1, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Business Features

Digital Forum: Equinox Media Flexes the Power of Engagement

Making the most of a highly engaged community is essential for any business, according to LaRose.

clock September 26, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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Police officers gather in the area of a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris. Paris police say they have arrested a man suspected of a knife attack that wounded at least two people near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Police initially thought there were two attackers but now say there was only one.  (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Business

Paris 'Stabbing Attack' Near Old Charlie Hebdo Offices Wounds 2 People

clock 2hJennifer Weil

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